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Security Officer

Company: ISS Facility Services
Company: ISS Facility Services
South Mimms
£10.50 (per hour)
Job Title: Security Officer

Full time positions

A roster pattern covering days, nights and weekends, rota is 4 days and 4 nights

Pay rate of £10.50 per hour

Location: South Mimms Hertfordshire

Key Responsibilities:

Must maintain the highest standards of security at all times
Must be trained for and deliver excellent customer relations/front of house skills and must be able to provide and maintain a polite, professional, competent and efficient manner to deal with all personnel arriving at NIBSC.

Must be able to cope with site specific access and egress control / procedures
Must be confident in dealing with the public and have a customer focussed approach
Must hold a full and valid First Aid Certificate. All certificate renewals must be completed in good time to ensure that the certificate does not expire.
Must be able to complete basic housekeeping work and ensure that the security lodge is kept clean and kitchen/toilet areas tidy and hygienic.
Must be fit and able to do the required work including the various patrols required around the site, the perimeter fence and in the conservation area.
Must be able to respond to an emergency situation in a quick and efficient manner and be able to deal with the incident when they arrive at the location.
Must be able to contribute and work within a team environment.
Must have good attention to detail
Must have excellent communication skills both verbal and written, they must be able to use a radio and be clearly understood.
Must have very good IT skills and be able to operate various IT software applications. On top of the normal Word and Excel type software we have a Visitor Management System, CCTV and a Building Management System etc.
Must be able to deal with deliveries to site, both during normal working hours and out of hours. Be competent to use a postal x-ray scanner.
Must be in full dress uniform when on duty including Caps and Ties, Uniform Shirts, Trousers, Jumpers and high Vis where appropriate. All uniform and appropriate PPE to be provided by the contract security company.
Must control access to Site – Use of barriers, searching vehicles, checking permits etc.
Must ensure that all Visitors/Contractors etc. are logged and booked in correctly.
Must stringently authenticate right of access for all people attending site, including visitors and contractors. Not letting anybody on site without the correct authority and permission of NIBSC.
Must help control Muster Point C during emergencies
Must deal with ‘out of hours’ alarms accordingly, (Trend, Intruder, Fire, Boiler etc.)
Must be proactive and must immediately investigate any alarm by rapidly making their way to the area.
Must ensure ‘out of hours’ contacts are available and if required contact these nominated staff under the instruction of NIBSC – including DRM’s, CL3 emergency contacts etc.
Must record any Occurrences, Alarms, Faults, Call Outs etc. on the electronic daily log sheet
Must be in possession of a valid SIA licence, suitable for the work involved. All license renewals must be completed in good time to ensure that the license does not expire.

The Site Security Supervisor will undertake extra duties such as; training, training records, rotas, sorting cover for NIBSC, first point of call for all security staff, ensuring site specific procedures are followed by all security staff, ensure patrols are fully performed, ensure correct uniform is worn at all times etc.

Must provide security cover / monitoring for W block and The Manor of CRUK, our neighbouring site. Consisting of monitoring BMS and CCTV (out of their normal working hours) plus 2 patrols during the night and 4 patrols at weekends and bank holidays.
Be able to cover all Reception duties as required by NIBSC, including cover for: meetings, training, sickness and holidays, (where possible early notice will be given).

In return we are offering:
Full time positions with an irregular roster pattern covering days, nights and weekend shifts as rota is 4 on days and 4 on nights
Pay rate of £10.50 per hour
On-line personal employment portal
On-line discounted shopping scheme which include many high street names
ISS app available to be used by all employees via any smart phone
Comprehensive training offered including E Learning modules
Annual Appraisal, includes a Personal Development Plan & Career development and opportunities
Bi- weekly pay
Full Uniform provided


SIA Licence and CCTV Licence
Relevant previous experience
Checkable 5 year work/back to school history
Excellent communication skills
A passion and commitment to excellence
Excellent Front of House Skills
All Security Officers must pass a Biannual Multistage Fitness test


Full Driving License
Own transport
First Aid certificate


A continued focus on the achievement of the security teams objectives
A high level of flexibility and a positive attitude to innovation and change
Commitment to the ongoing success of our service delivery


Often being the first point of contact you will provide safety and security for our clients and their customers. Working in varied environments your excellent professionalism and attention to detail will reflect our clients and our own brand.

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